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Posted by | March 15, 2010

On Monday the website posted a story on Gary Grove receiving the American Phytopathological Society’s “Excellence in Extension” award.

The Lewiston Morning Tribune recently published its “Agriculture, Spring 2010” special section that included four WSU stories. The full section can be viewed at:

The Associated Press reported on Saturday about the threat from the spotted wing drosophila to Northwest fruit crops.

On Friday the Bagulo Sun Star (Philippines) reported on entomologist Bev Gerdeman‘s research on pests in Philippine strawberry crops.

A news release posted Thursday on the science news website announcing a grant to the University of Guam to research tropical and subtropical agricultural practices mentions that Keith Pike at WSU Prosser is among the collaborators.

On Thursday the University of Idaho Argonaut reported on a lecture and discussion given by Kevin Murphy on the debate over GMO seed and crops.

Friday’s Everett Herald reported on the loss of a market for the Northwest Washington pea crop, with comments from Don McMoran.

A story in Friday’s Wenatchee World reported that the pygmy rabbit-breeding program is being extended, thanks to recent successes.

The Tacoma Daily Index on Thursday reported that Pierce County Extension 4-H volunteer Susan Parr has been named Pierce County Volunteer of the Year.

Monday’s Bellingham Herald included the announcement of the opening of a Small Business Development Center in Bellingham, partially funded by WSU.

The Tri-City Herald on Wednesday wrote about the master food preserver program, and upcoming classes.

Monday’s Omak Chronicle announced a series of home gardening workshops to be given at two locations by WSU Extension and Master Gardeners.

In this week’s Capital Press:

“Celiac research enters second phase”

“Extension agents warn against pruning too hard”

“Dairy students test knowledge”

“People in Agriculture” (third and fourth items)

News Releases:

“WSU Plant Pathologist Honored by Peers, Recognized for Extension Excellence”